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Then again, some people don't even know that you can open a computer case and that there are actual parts inside the case
There will always be people like this in every situation... and to be honest, that is a good thing. It gives people like us (as in, the overclocking community) an edge over others (when it relates to computers.)
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post #32 of 69
Wow thats pretty bad, what a scam.
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post #33 of 69
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Wow thats pretty bad, what a scam.
Scam? Yes, I sure that some places are scams. But A well educated consumer will when every time.
Reminds me of when my wife had to get her car work on by a mechanic in a town we moved in. The guy told her that she needed new struts and ball joints. ( she was there for tires ) Little did they know, her father owned a shop and she worked and was raise there. She stood comely and waited for the idiot to finish his lies. Then she let him know what she knew and then showed him that she knew. After talking to a manager, We walked out with four new tires 20% off and mounted, balance for free. I have learned so much from you folks at OCN that I’m not a easy target either.
    
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post #34 of 69
lol thats pretty funny
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post #35 of 69
Yeah...That guy was an idiot. I can say honestly that there is no part of the training to try to help you scam as much money out of the average consumer. He just gave them the solution he diagnosed. Because he was wrong he is an idiot.

But I know I've set my share of jumpers/cables, as well as changed lots of simple internet settings without charging a dime.

Say what you will about general computer repair....but S$%^ happens no matter who you work for.
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post #36 of 69
ROFL i'm gonna charge you $10k just to install a CPU
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Geek Squad charges you $400 or so just so they can install a Video Card.
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OMG...all these big companies can go.....SAFSAGFSDAGSA [you make that up]
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Yeah ive personally outdone the geek squad at 2 best buy stores here in Ga. lol I ask one to show me their top of the line gaming rig and what does he point out? A friggin compaq presario! All I could do was luagh while the supposed head geek came out to bail his uninformed PC friend or coworker out of trouble. He is all like , naw man what you need is right over here. lol He shows me the gaming rig which i ended up buying but when I ask him whats in it he tries to read from the box and seems puzzled at the components like hes never heard of em. SO I ask what GPU does it have onboard. HE says huh? I said what graphics processor Unit does this system have? HE says OH its got the new duo core intel. I was dying with luaghter.
    
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Geek Squad charges you $400 or so just so they can install a Video Card.
Once, a long time ago, a technician came over to repair our old family Dell. He charged us $100 for 5 minutes of looking at the insides of the PC and resiting the sound card. I was like "Holy crap, I want that job".
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